Forward Step Foundation announce the appointment of our new Executive Director Ms. Latoya Fry

Its with great pleasure that the Board of Directors of the Forward Step Foundation announce the appointment of our new Executive Director Ms. Latoya Fry Effective February 1, 2018 Ms. Fry will officially take on the role as Executive Director, ‘womaning’ the continued growth and expansion of this 11 year Foundation.
Ms. Fry is no stranger to the Foundation’s mandate and continued mission, she formally joined the entity as a Board Member in 2009 and since then has played a key role in its growth, development and evolution.
In 2015 she was appointed Social Enterprise Manager, it was there that she injected the new era for the Foundation, some noted highlights under her portfolio were:

– Management and development of the Social Enterprise Operations
– Particular growth in the Craft manufacturing sector
– Securing key stakeholder partnerships with NIA, YCWJ, USAID, JBDC, Overseas partnerships etc
– Project Manager for the Digicel Foundation’s Queens Young Leaders Grant
– Particular focus on battered women and girls
– Structuring of the current Staff

Again join us in congratulating Ms. Latoya Fry on her appointment as Executive Director of the Forward Step Foundation. She has and will continue to do us proud.

Gregory Park Makes A ‘Forward Step’

Karen Sudu, Gleaner Writer

GREGORY PARK, St Catherine:

SUDENE JOHNSON, a 17-year-old lower sixth-form student of Immaculate Conception High School and resident of Gregory Park in St Catherine, is the 2011 winner of the Elder Thomas Scholarship, valued at $30,000. It is part of the educational programme implemented by the Forward Step Foundation, as it seeks to rekindle the community plagued by many ills. Continue Reading →

Vision Statement

“Forward Step Foundation aspires to become a hub for social enterprise, where lives are positively transformed, youth contribution to society increases and community spaces and families are revitalized as first tier in life building, making Jamaica and the world environs a better possibility for all.  “